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Queensway, Swinton, Salford, M27 8QE


St Mark's RC Primary School

We believe that all people matter

Year 2

Mrs Woodruff

Thank you for attending the Year 2 SATs meeting, please click here to see the Powerpoint presentation.

Summer 1 Newsletter

Toast costs for Summer 1


Milk costs for Summer 1 and Summer 2

£8.06 Only payable by ParentPay

Year 2 Yearly Curriculum

Year 2 Summer 1 Curriculum

National Curriculum

RE Theme

Spread the Word and Rules

During this topic the children will explore the importance of passing on messages in life.  They will learn about how some women were asked to pass on the message of Jesus’ resurrection and the promise of Jesus to send the Holy Spirit.  They will hear the story of Pentecost and understand they Holy Spirit as a helper and guide in daily life.


Our children are involved in Phonics lessons following the Letters and Sounds scheme which is part of their reading and writing development. These sessions begin at 9.05 am.
Please ensure your child is on time so that sessions can begin.
At St Mark's we follow a spelling scheme called Shakespeare and More.  The scheme consists of 32 lists of words for children to learn. The lists get progressively more challenging, matching the year-on-year content of the National Curriculum.  Click here for more details.

At St Mark's our children follow a reading scheme that includes a variety of different types of reading books from various publishers to ensure they have access to a wide range of texts. These books are numbered using the Reading Recovery levels. Please help your child by reading at home as often as possible.

Click here to see a list of sight words.
If you would like to know any more about your child's learning please speak to the class teacher. 


Links to Resources

Harvest Samba we have been learning for assembly

Don't by Murray Lachlan Young Class Poem we learnt and performed in the Poetry Assembly 

BBC Bitesize Various Resources to support all curriculum areas.

ICT Games A variety of fun games to support Literacy and Numeracy

Bee-Bot  Can you direct the bee-bot to different places?

Hit the Button Use your doubling and halving skills or your times tables and division facts to play this fun game.

Sharing Play this game to  practise division by sharing out objects.

Grouping Play this game to practise division by grouping objects.

Multiplication Test  your multiplication skills with this game. 

Teach Handwriting Teaching handwriting is more than just getting your child to practise writing the alphabet. Whether your child is just starting handwriting, or they are having handwriting difficulties, the site is full of tips and ideas to help improve your child’s handwriting.